There are 4 ways to get from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central Station by train, taxi, car or rideshare
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Train • 32 min
£3 - £7
Rideshare • 43 min
2 alternative options
Taxi • 17 min
£24 - £29
Drive • 17 min
£1 - £3
East Kilbride to Glasgow Central Station by train
The train journey time between East Kilbride and Glasgow Central Station is around 32 min and covers a distance of around 11 miles. The fastest train normally takes 30 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the East Kilbride to Glasgow Central Station train service departs from East Kilbride and arrives in Glasgow Central. Typically 273 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
Train route overview
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The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
East Kilbride to Glasgow Central Station train schedules
Trains departing Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Trains departing Thursday, June 24, 2021
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Last updated: 21 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cost-effective way to get from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central Station is to drive, which costs £1 - £3 and takes 17 min.
The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central Station is to taxi which costs £24 - £29 and takes 17 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Glasgow Central. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.
The distance between East Kilbride and Glasgow Central Station is 7 miles. The road distance is 10.4 miles.
The best way to get from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central Station without a car is to train which takes 32 min and costs £3 - £7.
The train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central takes 32 min including transfers and departs hourly.
East Kilbride to Glasgow Central Station train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from East Kilbride station.
East Kilbride to Glasgow Central Station train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Glasgow Central station.
Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Glasgow Central Station is 10 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central Station.
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What companies run services between East Kilbride, Scotland and Glasgow Central Station, Scotland?
First ScotRail Service operates a train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central hourly. Tickets cost £3 - £7 and the journey takes 32 min.
Train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
- Ave. Duration
- 32 min
- Estimated price
- £3 - £7
- First ScotRail Service
- Anytime Day Single
- £3 - £5
- Anytime Day Single 1st Class
- £5 - £7
Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.
Rideshare from East Kilbride to Glasgow
- Ave. Duration
- 33 min
- Every 4 hours
- Estimated price
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